The lawsuit detailed the sexual harassment the victims suffered from Guzmán Astaburuaga, who was a priest and teacher from 1986 to 1992.
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A Chilean survivor of sexual abuse says that he wrote to the Holy Father and that the pontiff failed to act on the information.
The accused include Archbishop Anthony Apuron and 13 Guam priests. Claims span from 1955 to 1994.
The Belgian archbishop has drawn criticism for his handling as a local bishop of five separate sexual abuse files.
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the archbishop, who said his leadership ‘has unfortunately drawn attention away from the good works of his Church and those who perform them.’
The Holy Father accepted a proposal discussed by the council of cardinals to create a new judicial entity to deal specifically with the hot-button issue.
In a letter to the Vatican sexual-abuse commission member, attorney Richard Leder said Saunders’ criticisms of the cardinal were ‘either uninformed as to the relevant history or were deliberately selective.’
The Australian version of 60 Minutes included critical comments from clergy-abuse survivor Peter Saunders, a British member of the Pontifical Council for the Protection of Minors.